Tag Archives: Grace

Time to stop arguing

Pulpit view in Hawick News 26 October 2012 Are you a pleb? Do you think it’s an insult? Government chief whip Andrew Mitchell lost his post for allegedly using this word, even though the policeman he “insulted” has accepted an … Continue reading

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Our littlest big test?

It is good for us that we sometimes experience little annoyances and thwartings; such experiences bring a man back within himslef, so that he can realise he is in exile and withdraw from anything on earth. It is good that … Continue reading

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Our littlest big test?

It is good for us that we sometimes experience little annoyances and thwartings; such experiences bring a man back within himslef, so that he can realise he is in exile and withdraw from anything on earth. It is good that … Continue reading

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Encouraging podcasts from The Salvation Army

Some time ago I subscribed to a Heart2Heart on Ministry Matters, a podcast from The Salvation Army but didn’t listen to any of them. I’ve been trying to catch up on podcasts as well as checking out some of the … Continue reading

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Hope for the Hopeless

Thought for the month – November 2008 It’s been a favourite pastime of sports fans around the UK for most of my lifetime. A few famous victories cannot disguise the indifferent, poor and occasionally atrocious performances of the “home nations” … Continue reading

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Dangerous Prayer

Several years ago, the prayer below appeared on the 24-7 prayer website. I set it to appear when my computer started, and consequently prayed it most days. In the light of recent struggles, I think it’s time I did that … Continue reading

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Wellies are a sign of God’s grace

I’m sat on a bench in the walled garden, on a warm and cloudy day. It promises to be the third scorcher in a row. We only had a few brief showers since we arrived but there are still loads … Continue reading

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